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Project by sonero_del_barrio posted 04-04-2012 03:54 PM 2441 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple and Walnut Wall Mounted Coat Rack

Used some leftover Maple tongue and groove floor for the vertical backing (this is mounted with glue on 1 inch plywood). Mitered in Walnut stock at 45 degree angles for the hooks to hang coats and garments on. Border is also Walnut.

First posting here. Thanks for all the welcome mails!
Sonero





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 04-04-2012 04:03 PM

Unusual. Very nice. I like it when people don’t just do the same as everyone else. Welcome to LJ’s.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Hippockets

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#2 posted 04-04-2012 06:05 PM

Great design. I will call this a new mousetrap for hanging clothes. Welcome to LJ. The tough part now is to design an even newer, and better mouse trap.Again, a winner out of the starting gate. Thank you.

-- Bruce, Arnold MD bjordan443@aol.com

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#3 posted 04-04-2012 10:30 PM

That sucker will hold a lot of coats… and do it in style!

Thanks for posting!
-Jim, aka “Stumpy Nubs”
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#4 posted 04-05-2012 02:46 AM

that is one cool coatrack great job very nice

-- Stevo, work in tha city woodshop in the country

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#5 posted 04-05-2012 02:52 AM

unique design well done.

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glen

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#6 posted 04-09-2012 02:49 AM

great coat rack! i’ve got some extra t&g maple as well, so the inspiration is definitely appreciated. How did you attach the walnut hooks so they would be strong? great work!

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#7 posted 04-09-2012 07:57 PM

Eco-friendly and awesome.
The word is out – Scrap flooring can be implemented in projects big and small: one of mine

-- Jeff G, North Syracuse, NY

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#8 posted 04-09-2012 08:25 PM

Very cool! Welcome!~

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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sonero_del_barrio

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#9 posted 04-10-2012 12:17 AM

Hey All… Thanks so much for the positive constructive feedback. Well taken and noted…
gvajcner – re attaching the hooks – first I chiseled out the tongue on one side of vertical pieces so it would slide in at a 45, then reinforced with a wood screw (used a countersink drill bit to have the screw head flush) that goes into the backing board, finished with glue. I think I could hang all the coats, scarves, gloves, etc I own on just one of those hooks and it would hold!
I’m trying to get my other projects in order for posting but just gotta find the time! Thanks again!!

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#10 posted 10-06-2014 07:43 AM

Love that coat rack! Will you sell it?

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